Later Skater

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Later Skater
Mario Party 8 Later Skater.png
Mario Party 5
Mario Party: The Top 100
Appears in Mario Party 5
Mario Party: The Top 100
Type 4-player mini-game
Initial record 45"00 (Mario Party 5)
1'00"00 (Mario Party: The Top 100)
Music Rolling About

Later Skater is a 4-player minigame found in Mario Party 5 and Mario Party: The Top 100. Its name is a pun on the phrase "Later, gator".


Players attempt to complete five laps by skating around the ice rink. Players have to careful not to hit the side or the center of the ice rink or they will slow down. The first player who makes five laps wins, and a new record may be set by any human player, as long as the time taken is faster than the previous record.

This minigame appears as the second to last minigame in Mini-Game Decathlon. Here, the player's objective is to finish five laps as fast as possible to earn as much points as possible, up to a maximum of 1,000. The default record for this minigame in Mini-Game Decathlon is 40"00. The minigame ends once all players finish, or 01'30"00 passes.


Mario Party 5[edit]

  • Control Stick – Turn (Left/Right)
  • A Button – Go Forward

Mario Party: The Top 100[edit]

  • Hold A Button: Forward
  • Circle Pad Left while holding A Button: Turn left
  • Circle Pad Right while holding A Button: Turn right

In-game text[edit]

Mario Party 5[edit]

  • Rules"Speed-skate around the short track. Whoever completes five laps first wins."
  • Advice"Avoid the walls and inner lane-marker. They will slow you down considerably!"

Mario Party: The Top 100[edit]

  • Description"It's a race! Be the first to finish 5 laps around the rink!"
  • On-screen"Skate 5 laps quickly!"

Names in other languages[edit]

Language Name Meaning
Japanese スケートレース
Sukēto Rēsu
Skate Race
Spanish Patinaje sobre hielo Ice skating
French L'Anneau de Vitesse The Speed Ring
Dutch Rondjes schaatsen Round skating
German Kratzende Kufen Scratching runners
Italian Corsa scivolosa Slippery race

See also[edit]